Planning in the Moment

Plan flexibly around the children, without sacrificing Outstanding practice

  • Learn to work in the moment with young children Discover a new way of working that will still

  • deliver the required outcomes Understand why child-initiated play, planned in

  • the moment, will deliver the best possible outcomes


Worry about the impact, not the planning

Why playing is the best way for children to learn

Change your role in the classroom – follow the child, don’t lead

How to remain observant, fascinated and ready to ‘teach’

Discover how to plan constantly and responsively for each child

Deliver deeper levels of involvement in the classroom

Explore how child-initiated play improves participation

Construct the appropriate environment to support child-initiated play

Consider the role of the adult within this environment

Discover how you can optimise your teaching

Unpick the paperwork used to record teaching

Understand why outcomes are more important than planning

The tools you need to work without forward planning

Strategies for involving parents through a ‘focus child’ system

Confidently explain why child-initiated play is so powerful

Practical ideas for organising a superb environment

Templates to use and adapt for planning in the moment

An introduction to story scribing to improve attainment

Clear guidelines on the role of the adult

First delegate rate

£299 + VAT

Additional delegate rate

£279 + VAT

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